Working in Partnership
At Perth & Scone Medical Group we are committed to working in partnership with our patients; this partnership means that we have responsibilities to each other.
The Patient Charter
Our responsibilities to you:
Your responsibilities to us:
Getting the most from your appointment
It is important you create a good partnership with your doctor or healthcare professional. With respect and understanding on both sides, you should be able to develop such a relationship. The General Medical Council has published a booklet for patients about how to develop a good relationship and get the most out of your appointment: What to expect from your doctor: a guide for patients.
We encourage you to work with your doctor or healthcare professional to decide whether a medicine is needed. This short video from Healthcare Scotland gives you an overview of the key points from their accompanying leaflet Medicines in Scotland: What's the right treatment for me? and aims to help you understand more about your treatment options and how you can work with your doctor (or other healthcare professional) to ensure you gain the greatest benefit from your treatment. For example:
- your choices
- the best treatment for you, including whether you should start a medicine in the first place
- what questions to ask your healthcare professional about your medicines
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